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Restoration of plant diversity in permanent grassland by seeding: assessing the limiting factors along land-use gradients.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Freitag, M. & Klaus, V. H. & Bolliger, R. & Hamer, U. & Kleinebecker, T. & Prati, D. & Schäfer, D. & Hölzel, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification has caused dramatic declines in grassland biodiversity, and in Europe this decline has not yet been halted. Therefore, a majo...

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Unintended habitat loss on private land from grazing restrictions on public rangelands.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Runge, C. A. & Plantinga, A. J. & Larsen, A. E. & Naugle, D. E. & Helmstedt, K. J. & Polasky, S. & Donnelly, J. P. & Smith, J. T. & Lark, T. J. & Lawler, J. J. & Martinuzzi, S. & Fargione, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of public lands, and who should have access to them, is often contentious. Most ranches in the western US rely upon seasonal grazing access...

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Measuring disturbance in tropical forests: a critique of the use of species-abundance models and indicator measures in general.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Watt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Methods of assessing tropical forest disturbance are discussed, and it is argued that the use of species-abundance models to assess whether a forest i...

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Management of permanent set-aside on arable land in Sweden.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hansson, M. & Fogelfors, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The course of succession following the set aside (land diversion) of farmland managed in different ways was studied at 6 sites throughout Sweden. The ...

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Impacts of land use change on South-east Asian forest butterflies: a review.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Koh, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

South-east Asia has the highest relative rate of habitat loss and degradation in the humid tropics. The responses of less 'charismatic' groups, includ...

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How big animals and trees shaped our world and how we can restore them.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Schweiger, A. & Svenning, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

This paper proposes an integrative restoration framework applicable across the whole range of human land use intensity including assisted recolonizati...

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Encouraging biodiversity at multiple scales in support of resilient woodlands.

Published online: 27 May 2020

Authors: Barsoum, N. & Cottrell, J. & Watts, K. & Bellamy, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Woodland ecosystems are integral to our health, well-being, security and economy, but they face a number of pressures including climate change, land-u...

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Towards the development of general rules describing landscape heterogeneity-multifunctionality relationships.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Plas, F. van der & Allan, E. & Fischer, M. & Alt, F. & Arndt, H. & Binkenstein, J. & Blaser, S. & Blüthgen, N. & Böhm, S. & Hölzel, N. & Klaus, V. H. & Kleinebecker, T. & Morris, K. & Oelmann, Y. & Prati, D. & Renner, S. C. & Rillig, M. C. & Schaefer, H. M. & Schloter, M. & Schmitt, B. & Schöning, I. & Schrumpf, M. & Solly, E. F. & Sorkau, E. & Steckel, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rapid growth of the world's human population has increased pressure on landscapes to deliver high levels of multiple ecosystem services, including foo...

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Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Palma, A. de & Kuhlmann, M. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Potts, S. G. & Börger, L. & Hudson, L. N. & Lysenko, I. & Newbold, T. & Purvis, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are a functionally important and economically valuable group, but are threatened by land-use conversion and intensification. Such pressures are n...

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Urban development, land sharing and land sparing: the importance of considering restoration.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Collas, L. & Green, R. E. & Ross, A. & Wastell, J. H. & Balmford, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At present, there is limited knowledge of how best to reconcile urban development with biodiversity conservation, and in particular whether population...

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